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AG Barr replaces leader at Bureau of Prisons following Epstein’s death

The move shows how the death of a single high-profile suspect is likely to have far-reaching and long-lasting consequences for the $7 billion agency that has operated for years in relative obscurity.

A primary challenge by the scion of the nation’s most famous political family would trigger a potentially divisive intra-party fight.

NYPD officer who held Eric Garner in chokehold is fired

Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill dismissed the officer, Daniel Pantaleo.

Federal prisons chief reassigned amid questions over Jeffrey Epstein’s death

Hugh Hurwitz was the acting director of the federal Bureau of Prisons.

NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

After five years, New York City’s police commissioner fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of “I can’t breathe” fueled a national debate.

Florida man opens front door; kinkajou runs in, bites him

Officials say a small rainforest raccoon-like creature ran into a Florida apartment and bit a man after he opened the front door to head to work.

Jeffrey Epstein’s purported madam is now a focus in sex abuse cases

Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of a British publishing magnate who died under mysterious circumstances, is one of the most prominent figures left from the Epstein orbit after his suicide.

Two mass murders a world apart share a common theme: ‘ecofascism’

Many white supremacists have latched onto environmental themes, drawing connections between the protection of nature and racial exclusion.